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Division Supervisor, Capital Market Improvement, PIFD2 on the African Improvement Financial institution Group (AfDB)

African Development Bank Group AfDB Job Recruitment 20 Positions - Division Supervisor, Capital Market Improvement, PIFD2 on the African Improvement Financial institution Group (AfDB)


Division Supervisor, Capital Market Improvement, PIFD2 on the African Improvement Financial institution Group (AfDB)

African Improvement Financial institution Group (AfDB) – Established in 1964, the African Improvement Financial institution is the premier pan-African improvement establishment, selling financial progress and social progress throughout the continent. There are 80 member states, together with 54 in Africa (Regional Member International locations). The Financial institution’s improvement agenda is delivering the monetary and technical assist for transformative initiatives that may considerably scale back poverty by inclusive and sustainable financial progress.


We’re recruiting to fill the place under:

Job Title: Division Supervisor, Capital Market Improvement, PIFD2

Reference: ADB/20/105

Location: Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire

Grade: PL2

Place N°: 50092440

The Advanced

  • The Vice Presidency for Personal Sector, Infrastructure and Industrialization is central to the Financial institution’s mission of growing the non-public sector, bettering infrastructure and accelerating industrialization. The complicated foremost capabilities are to (i) strengthen the enabling atmosphere for personal sector [and financial sector] improvement conducive to inclusive progress and sustainable improvement, (ii) assist the event of dependable and sustainable infrastructure, together with cities and concrete improvement, and (iii) place renewed emphasis on industrial and commerce efficiency in assist of structural transformation throughout Africa. The Advanced leverages information, co-financing, and partnerships to draw non-public capital and work with governments on delivering the Financial institution’s improvement agenda.

The Hiring Division:

  • The first function of the Monetary Sector Improvement (FSD) Division is to assist the Regional Member International locations (RMCs) enhance the attain, depth, and breadth of their monetary programs, whereas safeguarding monetary stability. The Division has 4 long-term targets: (i) improvement of a vibrant non-public sector by an inclusive entry by households and enterprises to monetary providers; (ii) strengthening markets members; (iii) growing environment friendly capital markets, and (iv) deepening regional monetary integration.
  • Paired with different Industrialization, infrastructure and Personal Sector complicated departments, the FSD Division is answerable for implementing the Financial institution Group’s Monetary Sector Improvement Coverage and Technique 2014-2019 (FSDPS) in direction of vibrant, revolutionary, sturdy and aggressive monetary programs, each nationwide and regional, and in each the private and non-private sector ranges of RMCs. FSD performs a transversal function throughout the Financial institution’s 5 strategic priorities, making use of its monetary deepening and entry software equipment to the Excessive 5 (H5) agenda. Essentially, the scalability and coverage momentum inherent within the H5 agenda create an necessary alternative for expanded relevance of the FSD core skill-set: versatile financing devices and supply frameworks for monetary inclusion, sensible useful resource mobilization and capital markets improvement. FSD leverages partnerships to result in larger developmental influence in monetary sector improvement.

The Place

  • The Supervisor, Capital Markets Improvement is answerable for the Financial institution’s imaginative and prescient for capital markets in Africa and its potential areas of intervention within the sector. The Supervisor, Capital Markets Improvement can be answerable for making certain that every one the Financial institution’s operational Vice Presidencies have environment friendly and predictable entry to experience and devices associated to capital markets finance in addition to improvement insurance policies to develop the assorted RMCs’ capital markets sector.
  • The broad targets of Capital Market Improvement Division are to give attention to offering experience to operations on capital markets initiatives and packages aiming to create extra environment friendly capital markets and establishments able to mobilizing home financial savings and allocating scarce capital. The Capital Markets Improvement Division will endeavor to make sure that the capital markets in regional member international locations are deepened, strengthened and developed to allow them to offer capital in direction of the achievement of the Financial institution’s Excessive 5 precedence areas.
  • The Supervisor, Capital Markets Developments Division leads a group of devoted capital markets consultants’ professionals.

Duties and Duties

Underneath the general supervision of the Monetary Sector Director and in shut collaboration with the Personal Sector, Infrastructure and Industrialization (PIVP) Advanced, the supervisor will carry out the next:

  • Lead Capital Markets Improvement in Africa and align it with institutional targets inside the Excessive 5 priorities of the Financial institution, on the strategic and operational ranges Duties/Duties/duties will give attention to how AfDB can finest assist the deepening of home capital markets to mobilize long-term financing for wanted investments crucial to improvement in Africa
  • Lead Capital Market Options to face main disaster (well being, monetary, different disasters) in Africa. Duties/Duties/Duties will give attention to how AfDB can assist at due time in an emergency context the international locations affected by the disaster to lift home monetary assets capable of scale back the influence of the disaster

Capital Markets Improvement Coverage & Technique:

  • Develop, preserve and revise the Capital markets improvement coverage and technique of the Financial institution in session with inside and exterior stakeholders (together with Regional and non-Regional Member International locations) and taking into consideration of medium to long-term traits in capital markets and the event of the continent;
  • Guarantee the suitable implementation of the coverage and technique in a one-bank strategy  and outline a monitoring and analysis framework;
  • Develop a cost-benefit perspective to pricing and construct the logical and quantitative frameworks for addressing market failures.
  • Lead the event of coverage frameworks on Capital Markets merchandise pricing.
  • Drive capital markets improvement agenda on the idea of a regional capital markets integration.

Capital Markets Deal structuring and advisory:

  • Set up and lead as the focus on the Financial institution’s Capital Markets Improvement Advisory providing a set of the next providers to RMCs (non-public and public sector):
    • AfDB Inexpensive Housing Finance Advisory Companies
    • Advise and promote bond packages corresponding to Municipal Bond, Inexperienced Bond and securitization packages
    • Help with reforms on Pension Funds, Insurance coverage and Asset Administration trade in Africa
    • Advise on Capital Markets regulatory frameworks and reforms for broadening market participation
    • Advise on monetary stability and governance in capital markets sector
    • Present leading edge recommendation on capital markets infrastructure options, securities and commodities alternate/regulator institution, operations, and/or improvement;
    • Present direct assist to Capital Markets Improvement operations workers within the discipline, significantly to be able to enhance the influence and the monetary and financial evaluation of initiatives;
    • Advise operational workers on capital markets traits and the results they’ve for future undertaking improvement and design
    • Supervise African Monetary Market Initiative Workforce
    • Determine and construction transactions in native forex together with by new merchandise (ETF’s, ITF’s, REITs, and many others.) on exchanges
    • Lead the event and the fund-raising exercise for the African Home Bond Fund,
    • Construction Capital Markets Danger Mitigation Merchandise (Foreign money, Credit score, Political)
    • Help with the introduction/improvement/ boosting of effectivity of corporations to assist the capital markets in Africa to thrive – ecosystem firm suppliers corresponding to funding rankings; digital firm registries; fiduciary, funding and fund administration providers suppliers.
    • Set up framework, run pilot and promote the AfDB SME Fund for itemizing on chosen exchanges.

Capital Markets Technical Help:

  • Supervise / monitor and report back to the Director on all of the actions beneath the Capital Market Improvement Belief Fund (CMDTF) together with the common functioning of the Fund and the operational facets relative to the initiatives authorized or to be authorized by the Fund
  • Help the fund-raising exercise together with particularly the introduction of recent donors within the Fund
  • Make sure the alignment of the initiatives financed by CMDTF with the targets of the Division and the Financial institution’s H5 Priorities
  • Insure that CMDTF will present a powerful added worth allowing to reinforce the opposite initiatives and initiative (as AFMI)
  • Insure a powerful harmonization with the opposite MDB technical help actions within the capital market improvement in RMC international locations

Africa Capital Markets Data:

  • Coordinate and work alongside key companions, corresponding to different MDBs and the World Financial Discussion board to design capital markets development-based packages and options for the financial and social improvement of Africa;
  • Publish main research and stories on capital markets improvement together with bond Market, taking into consideration the comparative benefit that the Financial institution can convey to bear to any particular topic or theme.
  • Convene related workshops and media occasions to solidify the educational throughout Africa;
  • Develop and preserve, in collaboration with companions, an in depth database of statistics and financial fashions referring to capital markets improvement, each in Africa and world in nature, to assist correct evaluation of the influence of the sector for improvement and the relative state of capital markets improvement in Africa together with however not restricted to ABABI, BADBC, and BADBX
  • Characterize the Financial institution at world, regional and nationwide conferences and workshops on capital markets improvement.

The Technical Oversight:

  • Plan, arrange and supervise the actions and workers of the Division;
  • Construct and preserve sturdy relationships, by a high-level dialogue, with capital markets regulators (together with related authorities officers and ministries), inventory exchanges, capital markets leaders, shoppers, world and regional non-public companies, native and international institutional buyers, banking and multilateral companions and authorities officers to additional develop the sector and to develop particular funding alternatives inside the H5 priorities of the Financial institution
  • Lead in implementing, processing and shutting environment friendly capital markets and associated transactions by providing ongoing steering and sector information and making certain the consolidated Financial institution KPIs for capital markets improvement are achieved
  • Lead in structuring and implementing revolutionary capital market options to face new challenges concerning particularly local weather change and gender;
  • Monitor and analyse financial developments in regional member international locations;
  • Lead focused useful resource mobilisation initiatives in direction of conventional improvement companions and donors and properly as non-traditional donors, with the goal of mobilising concessional financings and grants to assist the Financial institution’s work
  • Present recommendation to the Director on points referring to Capital market improvement;
  • Work intently with the Regional Operation Supervisor and his/her multi-disciplinary groups in figuring out and designing initiatives, and assist the appraisal and monitoring of initiatives;
  • Coordinate the preparation of the Division’s price range;

Folks Administration:

  • Handle a group {of professional} stage and assist workers in offering environment friendly and top quality providers that assist the enterprise. Set lifelike efficiency objectives and encourage group members to satisfy them, each for particular person workers and for the group as complete;
  • Be a collaborative member of the Administration Workforce, contribute and share experience and enter and foster a collegial atmosphere.
  • Construct sturdy relationship administration and perceive the enterprise wants to help in growing sensible and efficient options.


  • Develop and direct the implementation of targets, insurance policies, procedures and work requirements for the Division. Guarantee compliance with Financial institution insurance policies and rules.
  • Lead complicated missions involving negotiations with authorities officers and personal buyers.
  • Enhance customer support orientation of workers of the Division and guarantee provision of environment friendly providers to shoppers.

Employees engagement:

  • Promote collaboration and facilitate teamwork throughout groups and throughout organizational items, significantly with the Regional Operations Supervisor Places of work;
  • Preserve a excessive normal {of professional} integrity, deal with people pretty and respectively and be delicate to variations throughout tradition, nationalities and gender;
  • Present on-the-job coaching and recommendation to comparatively much less skilled workers and supervise their work.

Choice Standards

  • A minimal of a Grasp’s or its equal in Finance, Improvement Economics, Enterprise Administration or every other self-discipline that’s related to the operations of the Capital Markets Improvement Division;
  • Sound information of economic sector points and a demonstrated means to interact in a broad vary of improvement and coverage points going through Africa’s capital markets.
  • A minimal of eight years of related skilled expertise in Infrastructure, Industrialization and Public Personal Partnerships, ideally inside the Monetary Sector. three years of which must be in a administration place or management function.
  • Demonstrated information of getting beforehand labored in a capital markets atmosphere, together with a capital markets transactional atmosphere or inside a capital markets regulatory atmosphere, or capital markets securities alternate atmosphere.
  • Confirmed monitor document within the structuring of a variety of Financial institution devices, corresponding to loans, assure merchandise and technical help, packages of reforms. Expertise in managing the supply of programmes.
  • Main and growing groups and managing initiatives and programmes
  • Skilled expertise in Improvement Finance Establishments and the non-public sector is advantageous
  • A confirmed monitor document for origination and in managing the supply of initiatives in Capital Market.
  • Demonstrated expertise in undertaking appraisal in a multilateral monetary establishment with particular give attention to Capital Markets improvement
  • Expertise in and powerful understanding of socio-economic and improvement points and dynamics in Capital Market sector, ideally in Africa.
  • Familiarity with methods, insurance policies, procedures and practices of multilateral improvement establishments.
  • Comprehensively understands initiatives constructions, together with undertaking design, planning, danger administration technique, situation administration technique, communication administration technique, classes discovered and handover, and different crucial success components, methods, insurance policies, procedures and practices of multilateral improvement banks.
  • Negotiation Expertise – Extremely developed negotiation abilities confirmed to yield constructive outcomes with senior counterparts, each inside and exterior, and understands when and apply diplomacy, affect, preserve a tough line, make or break contacts, perceive unwritten traces of affect and conduct oneself accordingly.
  • Educated within the structuring and execution of debt and fairness investments within the Capital Market sector initiatives and programmes.
  • Skilled Experience: Constantly expands understanding of related enterprise merchandise, practices and programs/know-how.
  • Extremely developed strategic considering abilities allied to a capability to translate strategic ideas and path into the implementation of workable and sustainable initiatives and packages.
  • Capability to drag collectively all facets of undertaking origination and drive the method to ship the lending program.
  • Glorious Skilled written and verbal communications in English or French with a working information of the opposite.
  • Competence in the usage of normal MS workplace functions (Phrase, Excel, Entry, and PowerPoint) and Monetary Market software program corresponding to Blomberg.

Utility Closing Date

27th August, 2020.

The right way to Apply

and certified candidates ought to:

Click on right here to use on-line

Essential Info / Discover

  • This place is assessed worldwide standing and attracts worldwide phrases and circumstances of employment.
  • Must you encounter technical difficulties in submitting your utility, please ship an electronic mail with a exact description of the problem and/or a screenshot displaying the issue, to HR Direct through: [email protected]
  • To use for this place, that you must be nationwide of one in all AfDB Member International locations.
  • Candidates who absolutely meet the Financial institution’s necessities and are thought-about for interview can be contacted. Solely on-line functions submitted with a complete Curriculum Vitae (CV) and copies of the required levels can be thought-about. The President, AfDB, reserves the best to nominate a candidate at a decrease stage. The African Improvement Financial institution is an equal alternatives employer. Feminine candidates are strongly inspired to use.
  • The African Improvement Financial institution Group (AfDB) doesn’t ask for funds of any type from candidates all through the recruitment course of (job utility, CV assessment, interview assembly, and closing processing of functions). As well as, the Financial institution doesn’t request info on candidates’ financial institution accounts. The African Improvement Financial institution Group declines all duty for the fraudulent publications of job affords in its identify or, normally, for the fraudulent use of its identify in any manner in anyway.
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